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Families Can Use the Child Care Tax Credit to Pay for Informal Day Care, But the System Can Be Improved
The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the face of child care.
December 30, 2020
Simplifying and Targeting Tax Subsidies for Child Care
Two tax benefits—the child and dependent care tax credit (CDCTC) and the employer-provided child care exclusion—help families pay for work-related child care, but neither does...
March 23, 2017
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